hands-on labDeploying Traffic Manager Profile for Weighted Traffic-Routing
Azure Traffic Manager is a DNS-based traffic load balancer. This service allows you to distribute traffic to your public-facing applications across the global Azure regions. The Weighted traffic-routing method allows you to distribute traffic evenly or to use a pre-defined weighting; the higher the weight, the higher the priority. The weighted method is useful in scenarios like Gradual application upgrade, application migration to Azure, and Cloud-bursting for more capacity.
The weighted method is useful in scenarios like gradual application upgrades by giving a percentage of traffic to route to a new endpoint and for gradually increasing the traffic over time to 100% or for cloud-bursting for more capacity by quickly expanding an on-premises deployment into the cloud by putting it behind a Traffic Manager profile.
In this hands-on lab, you will understand how weighted traffic-routing works by configuring application endpoints across two different Azure locations.
Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:
- Create Traffic Manager profile for weighted traffic-routing
- Configure application endpoints in the Traffic Manager profile
- DNS-based Load Balancing
- Candidates for Network Engineer Associate (AZ-700) certification
- Cloud Architects
- Data Engineers
- DevOps Engineers
- Machine Learning Engineers
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
- Networking fundamentals
- Traffic Manager profile
The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:
Parveen is an Azure advocate with previous experience in the professional consulting services industries. He specializes in infrastructure and DevOps with a wide range of knowledge in security and access management. He is also an Azure Certified - DevOps Engineer Expert, Security Engineer, Developer Associate, Administrator Associate, CompTIA Certified - Network+, Security+, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.
Parveen enjoys writing about cloud technologies and sharing the knowledge with the community to help students upskill in the cloud.